Are you familiar with the Descartes quote, “I think, therefore, I am?” Although this was part of an inquiry about whether or not the “self” exists, I always think it highlights how identified we are with our minds, our thoughts, and our cognitive processes. For this reason, it’s not surprising that some people assume Intuitive […]
Hi there, Intuitive Eating is NOT another program! Sorry, I’m not yelling, it’s just that this is such a terrible misconception about this humane approach to eating that I get very worked up about it. What Intuitive Eating does is elevate you to the level of expert of yourself. It provides a framework within which […]
Our next Intuitive Eating myth is that it’s the “new thing.” Intuitive Eating has actually been around since the 1990s but growing interest, scientific research, and diet culture fatigue have created a tipping point of sorts in which Intuitive Eating is hitting a new stride right now.
The fourth myth about Intuitive Eating is perhaps the most common of all. When you live in a culture that tells you to listen to those outside of your own body to tell you what, when, and how much to eat, and where not doing so will supposedly lead to something REALLY BAD…doing something different […]
The third myth about Intuitive Eating is that it can be combined with some form of diet (or lifestyle change) such as the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, keto, garden-variety low-carb diets, etc. This is problematic and contributes to a lot of confusion. Intuitive eating is about shifting our allegiance away from external cues […]
The second most prevalent myth about Intuitive Eating is that it’s the thing that will finally “fix” you. The thing that will finally put an end to your suffering, your insecurities, your pain. While Intuitive Eating does in fact end suffering in certain ways, it cannot fix you, first and foremost because YOU ARE NOT […]
When folx come to speak about Intuitive Eating they often have a number of myths or misconceptions in mind. So please enjoy today’s video, which is the first in a series of 10 on the top Intuitive Eating myths I’ve encountered in my conversations. IE Myth #1 is that it’s about being “smart” with your […]
Hi there: I’m coming to you this week from the Academy of Food and Nutrition’s Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Philadelphia PA. For our final Halloween-themed video, I share what’s really scary and what you can do about it. Please enjoy the holiday! Love and much respect, Jenna
Hi there: For the third week of our Halloween-themed emails, I share my thoughts on why sugar is so terrifying for so many people these days. Also… This year’s Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo will be in Philadelphia and I’ll be there. If you will be too, I’d love to see you. On Monday, […]
Loved speaking with my pilates pal Danielle Alex about flipping the script on the diet industry and taking back our intuitive eating power.